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Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis, but another haunts him

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama"s Economic Legacy

President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2017

Barack Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Obama reflected on his years in office and said the US is a country that has come back from economic crisis, wars and national tragedies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

Obama says U.S. stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Greece

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the U.S. stood 'shoulder to shoulder' with Greece, acknowledging the crisis-hit country had made progress on economic adjustment, but had challenges ahead. It has been the policy of my administration to do everything.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

Political Risk Analysis: Is Venezuela Now Entering A Full-Blown Political Crisis?

Venezuela is facing down a seemingly insurmountable mix of political and economic problems. The country’s economy is expected to contract by nearly 10% in 2016, inflation is spiraling out of control, and the government has not proposed any solution to t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

L.A. ballot measure would make housing affordability crisis worse, opponents" study finds

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Measure.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

Housing ballot measure would worsen affordability crisis, study funded by opponents concludes

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Mea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

The Brexit Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

All doomsayers are wrong until they’re not. World authorities from President Barack Obama to International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde all warned the U.K. of economic disaster if it chose to leave the EU. But the first hard statistics comin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 23rd, 2016

Albert Edwards: The European Migrant Crisis Is A Disaster But Not For The Reasons You Think

Societe General’s perma-bear Albert Edwards is a widely read bank analyst because he looks at the world with an apparent mathematical mind, searching for truth and not considering politically restrictive niceties when providing economic analysis. In tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 22nd, 2016

Larry Summers Argues Big Banks Losing Value

Big banks are no safer now than they were before the financial crisis, according to a new analysis by a Harvard duo that includes former White House economic advisor Larry Summers. Not only does the paper assert that the possibility of a too-big-to-fail s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 15th, 2016

Five Maps That Signal Growing Instability In Russia

World explained in maps Russia Growing Unrest As Oil Prices Tank About one year from now, on March 18, 2018, Russia will hold a presidential election. This will take place against the backdrop of an economic crisis that will continue […] The .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 27th, 2017

Watch These Geopolitical Flashpoints Carefully

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Anyone who has been involved in alternative geopolitical and economic analysis for a decent length of time understands that t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 24th, 2017

Nonfiction: It’s Not Just Unfair: Inequality Is a Threat to Our Governance

In “The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution” Ganesh Sitaraman examines inequality not only as an economic problem but also as a threat to American democracy......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 24th, 2017

Global art sales fall 11% to the lowest point since the recession

The global art market contracted for the second straight year in 2016, falling to the lowest level since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 22nd, 2017

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish $BID The global art market contracted for the 2nd year running in Y 2016, falling to the lowest marks since the financial crisis as economic.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 22nd, 2017

Global art sales fall 11% to their lowest point since the recession

The global art market contracted for the second straight year in 2016, falling to the lowest level since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 22nd, 2017

Echo Chamber

Since the U.S. economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis, institutional economists began each subsequent year outlining their well-paid view of how things will transpire over the course of the.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 22nd, 2017

Letters: Cost-benefit analysis

Loan waiver policies vitiate credit culture and are detrimental to economic prosperity in long run.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 21st, 2017

ASU analysis: Arizona, Phoenix among top states and cities for job growth in "16

Phoenix and Arizona both were among the top cities and states for job growth last year, according to a new economic analysis from Arizona State University. Released today, the analysis shows that Phoenix saw job growth of 3.1 percent in 2016, whi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2017

Economic Preview: ‘Animal spirits’ aren’t firing up the economy just yet

There’s a lot of talk in the post-Obama era about a revival in “animal spirits” that will inspire businesses to invest more and send the economy into overdrive. But so far the evidence is missing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2017